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Thursday, February 28, 2008
Talking of Gender: Words and Meanings in Development Organisations
This article reflects on the vocabulary commonly used within development organisations to communicate about 'gender and development'. It argues that the relevant terminology, though frequently used, remains problematic.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Promoting Gender Sensitivity in Local Governance in Ghana
This article looks at three collaborative projects between international development organisations and district assemblies throughout Ghana to promote gender sensitivity and increase the representation of women in local governance.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Women, Gender, and Conflict: Making the Connections
This article analyzes the different ways how armed conflict affects women and men. It examines the ways in which gender roles and relations between women and men are changed during and as a result of conflicts.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Development, Women and War: Feminist Perspectives
In these series of articles policy makers, practitioners, and academics discuss long-running conflicts around the world and highlight women's experiences and potential to contribute both to war and peace.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Gender Networking and Advocacy Work in Uganda: Controlling the Agenda and Strategies of Resistance
This article examines the relationships between various actors in Uganda who have an interest in advocacy on gender issues.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Point of order, Mr Speaker: African Women Claiming Their Space in Parliament
At the close of the millennium, there is a wave of invigorating air sweeping across the African continent. The refreshing breeze can be felt in the form of women smashing the gendered 'glass ceiling' in a bid to overcome the cultural and structural...
Thursday, February 28, 2008
The Politics of the Marginalised: Dalits and Women's Activism in India
This article describes how caste identity determines the place that women activists are given by villagers in their fieldwork and within women's organisations. It also explores how Dalit women are using their caste identity, alongside their identity...
Monday, February 11, 2008
Women’s Efforts vs. Politicians’ Power
This article is about recent legislative efforts to introduce the 30 percent quota for women candidates in Mongolia and the struggle of mongolian women in adopting this legislation.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Strengthening Internal Political Party Democracy: Candidate Recruitment from a Gender Perspective
The premise of this paper is that political parties cannot claim to be democratic unless they are inclusive and representative of the population they represent. The candidates parties send to parliament should include a cross-section of society, but...
Thursday, January 10, 2008
The Peace and Conflict Gender Analysis: UNIFEM's Research in the Solomon Islands
This paper, published in Gender and Development, discusses the research methodology and results of the 2005 Peace and Conflict Gender Analysis conducted by UNIFEM in the Solomon Islands. The use of gender analysis to shape peace processes would help...
Saturday, December 08, 2007
Effective party assistance: Stronger parties for better democracy
This policy paper calls for the party assistance community to develop joint principles for project needs assessment, monitoring of implementation and impact evaluation, that would make activities more effective and efficient.
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Putting Gender Back on the Policy Agenda: Gender Equality and Political Participation in the Russian Federation
This article discusses the implications of unequal political representation and participation of women and men in the Russian Federation. It also describes the importance of including gender issues in the Russian policy agenda for achieving true...
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Fundamentalisms, Globalization and Women’s Human Rights in Senegal
This article discusses women’s rights in Senegal through the prism of the country’s religion, culture and secularism. It also describes the globalization of women’s human rights and the response of fundamentalists to this issue.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Making Waves: How Young Women Can (and Do) Transform Organizations and Movements
This article describes the challenges faced by young women while doing women’s human rights and gender and development work. It also provides practical strategies for building strong multigenerational organizations and movements and includes case...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Political Representation of Women of South Asia
This report presents data and statistics on women's political participation in South Asia, revealing the low percentage of women's political participation. It discusses in detail the efforts of women in India to lobby for reserved-seat legislation...
Monday, June 04, 2007
The Argentinean Women's Experience: From the First Quota Law in the World to the Feminist Power
This paper describes the experience of Argentina with gender quotas. It discusses the factors that led to its implementation, focusing particularly on the role of women in ensuring the adoption of quota laws. It also examines the strategies for and...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Bella Abzug Left Global Vision of Women’s Equality
This article celebrates the life and work of Bella Abzug, co-founder of the Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO). It highlights her achievements in advancing women's rights and equality.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Gender Differences In Mobilization For Collective Action: Case Studies Of Villages In Northern Nigeria
This research paper focuses on gender and social capital in northern Nigeria and attempts to fill some of the knowledge gaps withing existing gender relations. It discusses the impact of gender roles on collective action and access to resources.

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